Lynne Bowker

2019 researcher-in-residence

Lynne Bowker is a Professor at the School of Translation & Interpretation and School of Information Studies at the University of Ottawa. Her project at Concordia Library focused on machine translation literacy in the context of scholarly communication.

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Lynne Bowker / © Concordia University

As part of her residency, Bowker conducted research with non-anglophone student and faculty participants from Concordia to understand how they are engaging with machine translation with respect to scholarly communication and how it can be improved.

In addition, she worked with Concordia librarians to develop a workshop on machine translation literacy for the university community.

Follow the Machine Translation Literacy project

Visit the Machine Translation Literacy project website and follow @LiteracyMachine on Twitter to keep up with the latest news and activities.

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In the news

Leslie Goldstein. "Concordia Library’s former researcher-in-residence advances machine translation literacy project". Concordia NOW. 26 February 2021.

Ashley Fortier. "When it comes to machine translation—literacy is key". Concordia NOW. 2 July 2019.

Lynne Bowker, Amy Ruskin and Maria Kalsatos. "Tips to work more effectively with machine translation," GradProSkills, 14 August 2019.

Danielle Jazzar. "Lynne Bowker, enseignante et visionnaire," Circuit, le magazine d'information des langagiers, Numéro 144, automne 2019.

Lynne Bowker. "From “the three Rs” to machine translation: A new kind of literacy for the digital age," Government of Canada Translation Bureau, 7 October 2019.

Lynne Bowker. "Traduction automatique : une nouvelle forme de littératie à l’ère du numérique," Gouvernement du Canada, Bureau de la traduction, 7 October 2019.

School of Languages and Linguistics, University of Melbourne, Australia. "Lynne Bowker: Machine Translation Literacy for the Scholarly Community," YouTube, uploaded by Anthony Pym, 24 October 2019.

Lynne Bowker. "Machine Translation and the Savvy Translator," The Savvy Newcomer, 19 November 2019.

Benjamin Vachet. "Intelligence artificielle au service ou au détriment du bilinguisme?," ONFR+, 22 November 2019.

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